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HOURLY WEATHER
500 PM HST WED DEC 17 2014
(0300 UTC DEC 18 2014)
BUOY REPORTS
STATION/POSITIONTIMETEMPWINDPRESWAVESWELL
AIRSEADIR/SP/GHT/PERHT/DIR
(UTC)(F)(DEG/KT/KT)(MB)(FT/S)(FT/D)
Buoy 51001NOT AVBL
Buoy 511010300757770/ 16/ 191020.8R7/ 85/ 80
Buoy 511000300747590/ 17/ 211021.4
Buoy 510030300788060/ 12/ 161017.9R7/ 87
Buoy 510040231787870/ 17/ 211016.9R9/ 87/ 70
Barbers Point BuoyNOT AVBL
Waimea Bay Buoy030078N/A6/123/340
Kailua Bay Buoy030078N/A8/ 82/ 20
Lanai Buoy030078N/A3/132/200
BARBERS PT 2030078N/A4/132/240
PAUWELA MAUI030077N/A8/ 83/340
HILO030078N/A8/ 83/350
KANEOHE BAY BUOY030077N/A7/ 82/ 10
HANALEI KAUAINOT AVBL
Kahului Harbor0300757650/ 17/ 241018.9F
Honolulu Harbor03007740/ 6/ 101019.6F
Kilo NaluNOT AVBL
Hilo Harbor03007790/ 4/ 81019.8R
Mokuoloe0300757480/ 14/ 191020.4R
Nawiliwili030076N/A
WHOTS BUOYNOT AVBL
BUOY 51028NOT AVBL

WIND OBSERVATIONS

Observations listed in HST. HST is UTC - 10 hours.

StationDateTimeDirectionSpeedGust
UPOLU AIRPORT17DEC1416:45891523
KAMUELA AIRPORT17DEC1417:004013MSG
HONOKAA17DEC1417:00211
HAKALAU17DEC1416:4517139
PUU MALIMSGMSGMSGMSG
HILO AP17DEC1417:00708MSG
PALI 217DEC1417:01291523
KEALAKOMO17DEC1416:44631624
KAPAPALA17DEC1416:4897014
NENE CABIN17DEC1417:2395512
LOWER KAHUKU17DEC1417:2335312
SOUTH POINT17DEC1417:00641522
PUHO CS17DEC1417:2227324
KONA INTL AP17DEC1417:001908MSG
KALOKO-HONOKOHAU17DEC1417:1514737
KAUPULEHU17DEC1417:36353410
PUU WAAWAA17DEC1417:37315314
PUUANAHULUMSGMSGMSGMSG
KOHALA RANCH17DEC1417:3521858
PUHE CSMSGMSGMSGMSG
KAWAIHAE17DEC1416:4521669
KAWAIHAE NOSMSGMSGMSGMSG
AHUMOA17DEC1417:3522617
WAIKOLOA17DEC1417:35711622
KEAUMO17DEC1417:3417411
PTA KIPUKA ALALA17DEC1416:55334510
PTA WEST17DEC1416:56310711
PTA KEAMUKU17DEC1416:503100
PTA RANGE 1717DEC1416:49299611

SYNOPSIS

DEC 17 2014 15:20:00 HST
DEC 18 2014 01:20:00 UTC

SYNOPSIS FOR HAWAIIAN COASTAL WATERS:
High pressure will remain north of the state into Thursday then will move east starting Thursday night. A front will approach Kauai from the northwest Saturday night and drift slowly southeast through Monday.


5 DAY FORECAST


BIG ISLAND WINDWARD WATERS-
DEC 17 2014 15:20:00 HST
DEC 18 2014 01:20:00 UTC

TONIGHT
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. Northwest swell 4 ft. Isolated showers.

THURSDAY
East winds 20 kt. Wind waves 8 ft. Northwest swell 4 ft. Scattered showers in the morning. Isolated showers in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 kt. Wind waves 8 ft. Northwest swell 9 ft. Isolated showers through the night.

FRIDAY
East winds 20 kt. Wind waves 8 ft. Northwest swell 7 ft. Isolated showers in the morning.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. Northwest swell 5 ft. Isolated showers through the night.

SATURDAY
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. Northwest swell 4 ft.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. Northwest swell 3 ft. Isolated showers after midnight.

SUNDAY
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. Northwest swell 6 to 7 ft. Isolated showers.

MONDAY
East winds 15 kt backing north. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Northwest swell 12 to 13 ft. Scattered showers.


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